10. Of the 13 coats of arms of the Canadian provinces and territories:
- Which coat of arms features a fish?
- Which coat of arms depicts a member of an extinct ethnic group?
- How many languages are represented in the inscriptions on the coats of arms?
Answer to Canada Quiz #10
- The crest of New Brunswick’s coat of arms is an atlantic salmon wearing a St. Edwards crown.
- The supporters of the coat of arms of Newfoundland and Labrador territory are two Beothuks. The Beothuk people were indigenous to Newfoundland. The last known member of the group died in 1829.
- Three. Latin (all the provinces but Quebec), French (Quebec), and Inuit (Territory of Nunavut). The coats of arms of the territories of Newfoundland and Labrador and Yukon have no inscriptions.
- The coats of arms of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut contain narwhals which are mammals, not fish.
- Nova Scotia’s coat of arms features a Mi’kmaq warrior, representing a tribe that is not extinct.
- The Nunavut motto, Nunavut Sannginivut, meaning “Our land, our strength,” is written in Inuktitut syllabary.